Former Rules

Former Rules of Professional Conduct: Rule 5--Law Firms and Associations

This Rule governed the practice of law in the District of Columbia from January 1, 1991, through January 31, 2007. As of February 1, 2007, the Amended Rules took effect.

5.1
5.2
5.3
5.4
5.5
5.6
Responsibilities of a Partner or Supervisory Lawyer
Responsibilities of a Subordinate Lawyer
Responsibilities Regarding Nonlawyer Assistants
Professional Independence of a Lawyer
Unauthorized Practice of Law
Restrictions on Right to Practice